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Baku: 2-Day German Roots Winery Tour with Overnight Stay

Activity provider: Nasimi's Wine Tours

Baku: 2-Day German Roots Winery Tour with Overnight Stay

Activity provider: Nasimi's Wine Tours

From US$ 451.55 per person

Get out of the city and explore more of Azerbaijan on this 2-day winery tour to the biggest wine cellar in the country. Visit 3 Silk Road towns with a knowledgeable local guide and stay overnight in an ancient hotel.

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
English, Russian
Pickup included
From your accommodation in Baku
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Taste some of the best wines at the largest wine cellar in the country
  • Wander around the cobbled streets of Lahij, Sheki, and Ganji
  • Enjoy a night in the 18th-century Yukhari Karavansaray Hotel
  • Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Azerbaijan
Full description
Departing from Baku, visit the Silk Road towns of Lahij, Sheki, and Ganja over two days. An expert tour guide will show you around each town, teach you about the German roots of this area, and guide you towards the best home-grown wines. At the crossroads of Europe and Asia, these cities are some of Azerbaijan's most picturesque. Filled with cobbled streets and medieval architecture, they're a refreshing retreat from the more arid south. On your first day, you'll be picked up from Baku and drive to Lahij, where you can explore the city for an hour before enjoying lunch in a local restaurant. Travel to Sheki in the afternoon to see the sights of this UNESCO-listed city. Explore the Sheki Khan Palace, a unique architectural monument of the Khanate, and visit a stained-glass workshop. After a full day, have a restful night in an 18th-century caravanserai, the Yukhari Karavansaray Hotel. On day two, you'll visit the Goygol Winery, where you can taste some of Azerbaijan’s finest wine straight from the barrel and paired with local snacks. In the afternoon, visit Ganja, the second-largest city in the country. Take in the eclectic architecture that reflects the city's various rulers throughout history. Finally, visit a unique quirk of the city: the Ganja House of Bottles, a private residence made entirely of glass bottles. In the evening, you'll be transferred back to Baku for an arrival time of approximately 7:30 PM.
Includes
  • Transportation from Baku
  • 1 night of accommodation at Karavansaray Hotel
  • 5 wine tastings
  • Snacks
  • 1 local lunch and 1 local dinner
  • Goygol Winery entrance fee
  • Sheki Khans' Palace entrance fee
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • Children under 18 years
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    • Comfortable shoes
    • Camera

    Product ID: 355765